Modern Mosques in Malaysia: Between Regionalism and Eclecticism
Price RM119.00
Brand Penerbit USM
Size (L x W x H) 32 cm x 44 cm x 10 cm
Availability 305

This richly illustrated book introduces readers, through a thoughtful critical analysis, to a unique blend of selected modern mosques in Malaysia. Featuring 353 colourful photographs that are mostly specially photographed by the author, it traces the stylistic developments and striking features of the featured mosques. The author investigated evolutionary stages of mosque architecture in Malaysia and how principles of Islamic architecture were digested within the Malaysian modernistic expression which was influenced by diverse history of colonialism, Islam and regional cultural authenticity. Being so far the only book that focuses on modern mosques in Malaysia, this is the invaluable book for architecture students, researchers as well as those interested in modern mosques architecture especially in Malaysia.


This title won:

  1. The Best Design for Higher Education, Anugerah Buku Negara 2015

  2. Voted among the Top 10 Best Book Covers in the The Beauty and The Book Award, Frankfurt Book Fair 2017

  3. Was shortlisted in the 50 Best Malaysian Titles for International Rights 2014, by Majlis Buku Kebangsaan Malaysia (MBKM)

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